Posts under Queen's

OMSA Student of the Month of October 2015 - Sarah-Taissir Bencharif

  • Posted on: 15 November 2015
  • By: OMSA Admin

Meet Sarah-Taissir Bencharif (Queen's University), our student of the month for October 2015!

Sarah is an enigmatic individual who lives on the bright side. She radiates positivism, making no task seem too daunting or impossible likely because she, herself, has some truly amazing achievements in her lifetime. 

A Chat With Our Co-Chairs

  • Posted on: 29 October 2014
  • By: OMSA Admin

You may know that as a Ontario medical student you are already a member of OMSA. However, did you know that OMSA is organized by fellow Ontario medical students as well? ...Yeah, maybe you do, it's on our website after all. But how much do you really know about the OMSA Exec, particularly the two Co-Chairs?

Welcoming Canada to Kingston: CFMS AGM 2014

  • Posted on: 3 October 2014
  • By: OMSA Admin

I woke up on Thursday September 18th to the most incredible mix of anticipation and disbelief. It was actually here. This was the day that an incredible team of Queen's students had relentlessly planned and worked towards for the better part of 2 years. It was the beginning of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students Annual General Meeting 2014 - and we were the hosts! Later that night, as I left the first meeting of CFMS representatives, I saw a group of what I later learned were University of Toronto

Reflection on a Life: My First Palliative Care Experience

  • Posted on: 18 June 2014
  • By: OMSA Admin

Last Friday I had the opportunity to meet a palliative care patient in the community. She was a soft-spoken elderly woman suffering from metastatic colon cancer. Her story was heartbreaking and made me think more deeply about how I will live my life to its fullest. The most disappointing surprise of that experience was that the visit ran as I expected it to.